Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Urban League Personal Development Training

The Memphis Urban League in 2014 will launch world class personal development training, in association with Greg Winston and the C.L.A.Y (Cultivating the Life of A Youth) program. Our multi-dimensional learning approach remains strong, thus we are proud to offer the personal improvement educations offered by C.L.A.Y.  This life-changing curriculum that will:  

* Increase self-esteem
* Improve individual focus
* Enable the children to be more resilient, as well as adopt a can do/will do attitude
* Prepare the children to handle change
* Increase the size and scope of goals and end results
* Develop a sense and actionable practices of co-responsibility to the group and to themselves  … in short we will “Empower the Community and Change Lives”

Friday April 11th, 10:00am at The Memphis Urban League located at 413 North Cleveland Street.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

How to Start a Small Business

This course is designed for individuals who are considering self employment or are at the beginning stages of starting their business, This introductory session helps aspiring entrepreneurs assess their ability to lead and manage a company as well as evaluate market and sales potential for their products and services. This class will be held on April 9th from 5:30-7:30 at the Renaissance Business Center located at 555 Beale Street.

Monday, March 17, 2014

Diversity at Work: Leading & Managing a Diverse Workforce

Join Rix International for this exciting and informative training on Diversity! Gwendolyn J. Tucker held successive roles in Fortune 100 companies in the paper industry for more than twenty-five years.  She has experience in Accounting, Internal Audit, Customer Service, Information Technology, Change Management and Training.  She received her designation as a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Ohio in 1992. She has experience in Human Resources with a concentration on Diversity, Inclusion and Sensitivity Training.  She is a skilled facilitator and trainer.  Gwendolyn served as co-chair of the Chairman’s Diversity Council and led the diversity effort within a division with over 9,000 employees. 

Date:    Tuesday, March 18, 2014
              Time:   8:30 AM - 12:30 pm
              Place:  Collierville Chamber of Commerce
                                485 Halle Park Drive
                                Collierville, TN 38017

For more information please click HERE!

Thursday, March 13, 2014

BBA & Self Tucker Spolighted by the US Black Chamber

The Black Business Association of Memphis is an Affiliate of the US Black Chamber. This month the BBA is their featured Black Chamber. In addition to that recognition, long time BBA member Self Tucker Architects is the US Black Chamber’s featured small business.

The U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. (USBC) provides committed, visionary leadership and advocacy in the realization of economic empowerment. Through the creation of resources and initiatives, we support African American Chambers of Commerce and business organizations in their work of developing and growing Black enterprises. You may visit their website at www.usblackchamber.org.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Limited Residential Contractor Licensing Course

If you are interested in transitioning from construction worker to contractor, or starting your own business, this course is designed for you. In this 32.0 hours course, you will be given a comprehensive review of the license application and financial packages required to obtain a limited residential contractor license (BC-Ar). Cost is $449.00. Seating is limited! 

Limited Residential Contractor Licensing Course Dates

           Friday, March 28
  8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
           Saturday, March 29
  8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
           Friday, April 11
  8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
           Saturday, April 12
  8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The workshop includes examining the following:
·         International Building Code
·         Introduction to legal and financial issues
·         Participants will study
·         Job administration
·         Construction and regulation topics

Successful completion of this class exempts individuals from taking the TN contractor licensing exam and is approved by the Tennessee State Board for Licensing Contractors. This course is also used to help prepare individuals to take the TN contractor’s exam if they are interested in obtaining a license other than the (BC-Ar). To register, please call the City of Memphis Renaissance Business Center at (901) 526-9300. You will need to attend all classes to receive your certificate of completion.